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Apologies for bumming outside Buzz City, however, the thing to say about the Hornets’ future could be that they haven’t traded any prospective first-round picks .
All offseason paths apparently send them . Break the bank to maintain Kemba Walker, and you are probably paying the luxury tax for a lottery group. Let him walk, and you are losing the hottest player in franchise history. Splurge on Jeremy Lamb and him, and you might be footing among the biggest payrolls of basketball. Lose Lamb and Walker, and no one who averaged even 11 points per match is being returned by also you.
They ought to have some cap space in 2020, this summer When the Hornets pinch pennies. Of course, this hasn’t been a destination that is free-agent, and a Walker passing would leave them without an recruiter.
Cementing Charlotte to the place? Its prospects are Malik Monk and Miles Bridges. The prior is a career 37.4 percent shooter. The latter owns rookie averages of 6.8 points and 3.6 rebounds.
The Hornets may be building a house of cards if these are the building blocks.

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